Post by Administrator on Dec 2, 2005 1:19:25 GMT 8
1 December 2005
MySciFiFan is at GAMECON-1 this weekend! Malaysia's largest tabletop games convention is held at Midvalley Exhibition Centre on 3-4 December, 10am to 10pm with a huge array of activities for gaming enthusiasts. Gamecon-1 will also be host to a full weekend of MySciFiFan activities for the community and general public: + Costume Contingent Appearances and Photography Session of characters inspired by Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, etc. + Sci-Fi & Fantasy Boardgame demonstrations + Workshop on Costumes, Props, & Replicas (lightsabers, armour, etc.) on Saturday, 3-5pm => SPECIAL EVENT + Star Trek gathering on Sunday, 3-5pm => SPECIAL EVENT + Screening of latest movie trailers and fan films + Merchandise sales Other special events by Gamecon's organisors include talks by Tom Vasel (guest of honor), performances by local music artists (KRU, etc.), and Alex Yoong meet the fans. Don't miss out! More details on Gamecon at www.gamecon1.com.
Fans of CS Lewis rejoice as Chronicles of Narnia opens next week at local cinemas!
Post by Administrator on Dec 18, 2005 0:25:52 GMT 8
17 December 2005
Last weekend MySciFiFan's Star Wars Costume Contingent trekked down to the Art of Star Wars Exhibition at the Singapore Science Centre and had a great time amidst good company from the Singapore Star Wars and Star Trek communities.
Fans of CS Lewis' Chronicles of Narnia may wish to check out a special exhibition for the movie at Midvalley Exhibition Centre this weekend. A number of props, costumes, statues and more are on display. Don't forget to bring your camera! More details at: www.cinemaonline.com.my/news/news.asp?search=narniamagic
Also present were a Jedi cheerleading squad together with supporting Trekkies. Following the enthusiastic response, MySciFiFan and StarTrek.com.my will be looking to arrange other friendly competitions over the next few months. Most open to suggestions for competition games such as Monopoly, Paintball, etc.
The MySciFiFan Star Wars Contingent is pleased to announced that the 501st Malaysia / Brunei Outpost has been activated! The 501st Legion "Vader's Fist" is acknowledged as the definitive Star Wars costuming organisation for Imperials and villains. Find out more about the 501st here: www.501st.com Local Malaysian (and friends from Brunei) fulfilling the 501st costume charter are encouraged to join and fill-up the ranks in our new local Outpost: www.501st.com/members/dsp_garrisonroster.cfm?garrisonId=59
Post by Administrator on Feb 4, 2006 17:03:47 GMT 8
4 February 2006
Following on shortly from the establishment of the 501st, Malaysia / Brunei Outpost, the MySciFiFan Star Wars Contingent is now pleased to announce the activation of the Rebel Legion Malaysian Outpost on 1st February 2006! Much like the 501st Legion, Rebel Legion is the premier worldwide costuming group encompassing the heroes of Star Wars such as honourable Jedi Knights, valiant Rebels, elegant Senators, crafty Smugglers and more. Find out more about Rebel Legion at: www.rebellegion.com Check out message from the Outpost Commanding Officer Plo Strax-Avix: myscififan.proboards40.com/index.cgi?board=501standrebellegion&action=display&thread=1138784575 All Malaysian 'Rebels' with qualifying costumes are encouraged to submit applications to Rebel Legion and join fill the ranks in our new Malaysian Outpost.
Further to the earlier announcements on the activation of the 501st Legion Malaysia / Brunei Outpost and Rebel Legion Malaysian Outpost, the MySciFiFan website has been updated with new articles on both Star Wars costuming communities. Select 'Articles' on the left menu bar and then 'Star Wars (3 items) in the next menu to access these articles as well as Sabermaster Plo-Strax Avix wisdom on building lightsabers. For discussion, post to the dedicated MySciFiFan 501st and Rebel Legion board at: myscififan.proboards40.com/index.cgi?board=501standrebellegion
Users navigating the MySciFiFan website may wish to note articles on previous community activities may be accessed from the left menu bar by clicking 'Events'. Similarly, MySciFiFan's online database of photos may be access from the 'Gallery'.
Got an something interesting to write for the community? Please feel welcome to submit any sci-fi / fantasy themed articles for the website to the Admin team by e-mailing to firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you.
Post by Administrator on Feb 26, 2006 1:41:09 GMT 8
26 February 2006
Time certainly flies with the short month of February almost over and March coming upon us! Although this month as been somewhat quiet for the MySciFiFan community, we can look forward to a number of exciting activities in the following weeks...
In the spirit of friendly competition from the last Star Trek vs. Star Wars event at Cosmic Bowl, our next community competition will be the Rebel Alliance vs. The Empire via the newly released Star Wars: Empires at War computer game! This event will take place soon at a cybercafe in a multi-player network gaming environment with seperate teams pitted against one another in thrilling battles over land and space. Imperials will relish stomping the opposition in their powerful AT-AT walkers whilst Rebels call upon long hidden Jedi allies to vanquish entire squads of enemy troopers. Register your interest early to join this event by posting to this forum thread: myscififan.proboards40.com/index.cgi?board=events&action=display&thread=1140402524&page=1 Find out more about Star Wars: Empires at War at: www.lucasarts.com/games/swempireatwar/indexFlash.html
Shortly thereafter, the MySciFiFan Costume Contingent will be conducting a Costume Workshop on Sunday 26 March at Plaza Mont Kiara. All current and would-be costume enthusiasts are invited to attend a 2-hour "behind-the-scenes" session on bringing to life some of the infamous Star Wars characters through authentic costumes and props. The workshop will take place in conjunction with a Charity Fair held that same day with entry costing a token donation to the charity. Please register your interest early to join this event by posting to this forum thread: myscififan.proboards40.com/index.cgi?board=events&action=display&thread=1140755929
A Special Feature Article on MySciFiFan's Star Wars Costumes at the Art of Star Wars Exhibition has been recently published at the community website. Check it out at www.myscififan.com under the Articles - Star Wars section.
This month end, get ready for MySciFiFan's Costume Workshop on Sunday 26 March at Plaza Mont Kiara for a 2-hour "behind-the-scenes" session on bringing to life some of the infamous Star Wars characters through authentic costumes and props. Please register your interest early to join this event by posting to this forum thread: myscififan.proboards40.com/index.cgi?board=events&action=display&thread=1140755929